Lamb"da*cism(?), n. [L. lambdacismus, Gr. , fr. la`mbda the letter lambda ().] 1. A fault in speaking or in composition, which consists in too frequent use of the letter l, or in doubling it erroneously.
2. A defect in pronunciation of the letter
l when doubled, which consists in giving it a sound as if followed by
y, similar to that of the letters
3. The use of the sound of
l for that of
r in pronunciation; lallation; as, Amelican for American.
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